In recent years marble has become a huge trend. Homeowners are looking at marble like the next accent piece they need instead of the cold stone material it was once considered. However, the key to achieving the perfect form of marble is decorating with it in small doses. In this case, less is definitely more. You do not want to surround an entire space with marble alone. Instead of having the entire space filled with marble have selected pieces that bring your décor back to life. Here are chic ways to incorporate marble into your home.
Backsplash in Your Kitchen
Let’s face it marble looks great anywhere it is placed. It gives any room an elevated, elegance that is difficult to recreate. One of the best areas to incorporate marble in is your kitchen. Your kitchen backsplash may be in need of an upgrade and what better way to upgrade the look than to have a marble backsplash. A huge benefit of having marble as part of your kitchen décor is that is extremely easy to clean.
Marble floors are easy to clean and maintain which gives them the appeal that they have. They are also excellent for warmer areas as they have a cooling effect any place they are placed in. Marble floors work well in living rooms, bedrooms, and larger spaces as this stone has the ability to not absorb any heat. Therefore, cooling the space naturally.
The furniture you have in your home is an exact representation of your personality. Therefore, you want to choose your furniture wisely. Marble furniture exuberates strength, beauty, and elegance. The great aspect about marble furniture is that it goes well with any décor you have or are considering having.
Marble stairs are not common in the home as they are considered extremely heavy. However, when combined with wood, marble stairs make all the difference. They add elegance while still being extremely sturdy. Add materials such as wood and/or steel and combine it with marble for the elegant appeal that is lightweight yet stable.
Although they are not the easiest to come across marble lamps have a huge advantage from other lamps. The advantage being they defuse and expand light so that the brightness reaches farther wherever they are placed. Furthermore, they have an ability to brighten an entire room without the need of using multiple different lamps.
Perhaps one of the most known as well uses for marble has always been kitchen countertops. However, the unique and intricate lines that marble is known for creating an undeniable visual appeal that is perfect for the kitchen. Not only is marble white and versatile, but it is also cold, which is perfect if you enjoy baking and kneading bread on your countertop.
You can use marble in multiple different places such as the sink counter, toilet, walls, tubs, and even floors. A touch of marble can spruce up and brighten up any dull or boring bathroom. Not only is marble an excellent way to enhance your bathroom space, but it is great because soap scum does not stick to it making it easy to clean.
Just like marble stairs look beautiful in a home once they are combined and stabilized by wood or steel marble walls have the same effect. The earthiness of the wood combined with the shinier luxurious feel of marble creates the perfect combination in any space. Install a marble wall in the home to break down and add elegance to an area that may seem over cluttered or dull.
Let’s, not forget your living room can sure use a hint of marble in a bold yet bright type of way. The coffee table you select to have in your living room space can make all the difference in the way the space is portrayed. Adding a marble table is simple yet elegant. Keep the rest of the living room, neutral to truly create a focus around your marble coffee table.
Warm Up the Space
We are all typically accustomed to the white shade of marble. However, warmer shades of marble can be exactly what your space needs for a warmer appeal. Warmer shades of marble are excellent to have in the bathroom as they bring a different twist that white marble would not easily create.
Marble doesn’t have to be a show-stopper instead it can be one of the main attractions your home has to offer. Plus lets, not forget marble can double up as artwork as well. In which form are you incorporating marble into your home?